Hollytree House is a large country house with superb Wye Valley views above Symonds Yat. Hollytree offers self-catering holidays in a secluded rural location for large family gatherings or groups of friends. With room for up to 22 guests, this dog-friendly holiday cottage is perfect for holidays and weekend breaks. Enjoy riverside walks, exploring the nearby Forest of Dean and visiting historic castles along the Welsh Marches. from this scenic corner of Herefordshire.
Hollytree is a characterful and comfortable Victorian Villa with 3 floors. It's appeal as a holiday home is reflected in the large number of visitors who return time and time again to this idyllic and peaceful location. The house is totally suitable - and safe - for children as well as pets. Features include a hot tub, riverside views, BBQ terraces and stunning rural views. There are three lovely pub/restaurants within walking distance, four if you include a river ferry trip across the Wye. Even so, the temptation to dine at the House equally strong, thanks to its fully-equipped kitchen and dining room with a table comfortably seating 20 guests.
" Two sitting rooms with open fires and window seats in a large bay window with river views.
" A cosy 'snug', perfect for those happy to relax with a good book and perhaps a glass of wine
" A large dining room with sliding doors to the patio. Throw these open in summer to let in the fresh air and sounds of a rural silence
" Kitchen, equipped with a range-style gas cooker, microwave, dishwasher, large fridge and chest freezer, toaster and all the necessary implements and utensils needed to create everything from big brunches to banquets. Shopping is no worry - apart from visiting local markets and farm shops for local produce, Waitrose in Monmouth and Tesco in Hereford both deliver pre-ordered groceries for you.
" Five double bedrooms
" One twin bedroom
" Two family bedrooms each sleeping four
" Double sofa bed on the 2nd-floor landing
" Two travel cots (please provide bedding) are also available and included in the price if required).
Step outside into the fresh country air where you will find a large lawn overlooking the Wye together with a spacious patio. This has twin BBQs, lots of dining furniture and the hot tub. Cool on warm summer days, and warm on frosty starlit winter nights.
There's plenty of fun and experiences to be enjoyed within easy reach of Hollytree House. Get on the river - whether kayaking or cruising. For walkers, the area is something of a paradise with walks to suit all ages and abilities. You can rent bikes or enjoy an adrenalin-fuelled morning at Adventure Tower and Ropes. Or the Go Ape Tree Top Adventure course, perhaps followed by a trip to Aunt Martha's Victorian Tea Rooms to replace the calories lost. For the less active, explore the many bookshops in Hay-on-Wye, take a nostalgic ride on the Dean Forest Steam Railway or explore Tintern Abbey.